The K-1 cable car, which has the name "Krasnaya Polyana", is part of the year-round mountain resort Krasnaya Polyana (formerly Gorki Gorod) in Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok).
Krasnaya Polyana resort is located in the foothills of the Main Caucasian Ridge, the Aibga ridge.
The K-1 lift lifts guests from the lower station of the cable cars of the Krasnaya Polyana resort, located in the Esto-Sadka at an altitude of 540 meters above sea level and called "Polyana 540", to the"Polyana 960" mark.
This cable car is a comfortable gondola cabins (closed cabins with seats inside), with a capacity of up to 8 people.
The length of the lift is 1721 meters. The height difference is 436 meters.
The time of ascent (descent) is about 7 minutes.
You can go up and down on the K-1 lift all year round with walking tickets (without skating), and in the winter season with ski passes.
Ascent on the K-1 cable car. Below - as in the palm of your hand "Glade 540"
The lower station of the cable cars of the Krasnaya Polyana resort is located on the cable car square.
In the lower station there are: an information center, ticket offices, terminals for the sale of ski passes and walking tickets, an instructor service, luggage storage (lockers) and a souvenir shop.
Near the lower station of the cable car there are: parking lots, public bus stops, ski equipment rental, cafes and restaurants, shops, hotels , a shopping center with a water park, Sochi casino, a museum, a park, a skate park, children's and sports grounds, places for walking and recreation.
At an altitude of 540 meters there are: 5-star Marriott Sochi Krasnaya Polyana Resort Hotel, 4-star Courtyard Marriott Resort Sochi Krasnaya Polyana, 3-star Bonus Hotel Krasnaya Polyana, apart-hotel Apartments Gorki Gorod 540 and other accommodation facilities.
Exit to the K-1 cable car at the lower station of the cable cars
The K-1 cable car ends at the mark "Polyana 960", which is the most popular place of the resort.
In the Meadow 960 are: observation points and viewing platforms, places for walking and recreation, parks, entertainment, lifts and lower reaches of slopes, paddling and training slopes, ski equipment rental and instructor service, balloon, Spa bath and mountain hotels and apartments, cafes and restaurants, shops, toilets, ticket offices, emergency room, etc.
In winter, it is also: winter tubing, snowmobiling and dog sledding (if there is enough snow).
In summer: + summer tubing, quad bikes, hiking trails and a bike park.
Hotels with large area, low-rise townhouses and apartments: 5-star Rixos Krasnaya Polyana Sochi, a 5-star resort hotel Novotel resort Krasnaya Polyana Sochi, a 5-star Mövenpick Hotel Krasnaya Polyana, a 5-star hotel and Spa Corporate savings Center, 4-star resort Dolina 960, 4-star hotel Gorki Panorama, the 4-star ibis Styles Krasnaya Polyana, 4-star resort Novotel Congress Krasnaya Polyana and the Aparthotel Apartments Gorki Gorod 960.
In addition to the K-1 cable car, Polyana 960 can be reached all year round by car. Learn more about Glade 960...
At Glade 960, it is possible to transfer to the "Relict Forest" gondola cable car (K-2), which, like the K-1 cable car, is a stage of climbing to the highest points of the resort - Polyana 2200 and the top of the Black Pyramid, located at an altitude of + 2375 meters from sea level.
K-1 cable car station on Polyana 960
The K-1 cable car operates all year round.
Attention! Lifts and trails (one or the other, or all) may be closed due to weather conditions. We recommend that you check the information before visiting the official website in real time (you can download the mobile application).
In winter, there are ski passes from midday and evening to multi-day ones.
Walking tickets are valid all year round, including for the K-1 cable car.
The cost of ski passes and walking tickets varies from season to season.
Ski passes and walking tickets to the Krasnaya Polyana mountain resort can be purchased at the ticket offices or terminals of the lower station, at Polyana 960, as well as online in advance on the website. !!! Prices for walking tickets and ski passes on the website are usually lower than when purchased at ticket offices or terminals.
We recommend that you check all the information about the Krasnaya Polyana mountain resort, including the current ski passes and walking tickets, as well as their variations, the exact conditions for using tickets and their cost, on the official website of the resort.
Website of the mountain resort Krasnaya Polyana: krasnayapolyanaresort.
For guests staying at Polyana 960, a free shuttle service to Polyana 540 is provided, as well as unlimited free access to the K-1 cable car.
The nearest airport to the resort of Krasnaya Polyana and, accordingly, to all the ski resorts of Esto-Sadka (Krasnaya Polyana) is located in the city of Sochi (Adler), 43 kilometers from Estosadka. Flights to Sochi (Adler) →
The fastest and most convenient way to get from Sochi airport to the resort of Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok) is by taxi. You can order a taxi / transfer in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, a driver will be waiting for you with a sign where your first and last name will be written. To order a taxi is enough to inform your flight details.
If you arrive by car, you can leave it near the lower station of the cable cars of the Krasnaya Polyana resort. There are also parking spaces on the territory of Polyana 960 (parking is paid).
More information about how to get to all the ski resorts of Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok), including the mountain resort of Krasnaya Polyana, can be found here →
All accommodation facilities in Esto-Sadka, including at the Krasnaya Polyana resort (Polyana 540 and Polyana 960), can be viewed and booked here